1897 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1897 Yale Bulldogs football
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1897 record 9–0–2
Head coach Frank Butterworth (1st year)
Home stadium Yale Field
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →

The 1897 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1897 college football season. The team finished with a 9–0–2 record and was retroactively named as a co-national champion by one selector, Parke H. Davis.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 at Trinity (CT) Hartford, CT W 10–0  
October 2 Wesleyan Yale FieldNew Haven, CT W 30–0  
October 6 Amherst Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 18–0  
October 9 Williams Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 32–0  
October 16 at Newton Athletic Club Newton, MA W 10–0  
October 20 Brown Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 18–14  
October 23 vs. Carlisle Polo GroundsNew York, NY W 24–9  
October 30 at Army The PlainWest Point, NY T 6–6  
November 6 Chicago AA Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 16–6  
November 13 at Harvard Soldier's FieldCambridge, MA (The Game) T 0–0  
November 20 Princeton Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 6–0  

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "1897 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.